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Senate moved to call on Senator Canavan to explain nuclear waste dump plan – size of dump, and types of wastes

 24 July 19, Sarah Hanson Young has a motion in parliament today re the rumours about a larger dump site

Senator Hanson-Youngmoved —That the Senate—

  1. notes that recent reports that the proposed nuclear waste dump site in South Australia will be expanded, covering at least 160 hectares, an increase of 60%, are deeply troubling given the lack of consultation; and
  2. calls on the Minister representing the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Senator Canavan, to provide a full explanation of the current plans for the nuclear waste dump site, and to clarify exactly how large it will be and what level of waste it will hold.

July 25, 2019 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, Federal nuclear waste dump, politics

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